There are terrific crochet designers, makers, artists, and bloggers all around the world. Today let’s take a look at some of the great crochet coming out of Australia.
I recently shared my wonderful experience working with yarn and a crochet kit from We Are Knitters. This company is an eco-minded business, and I asked them to share some of their thoughts on that with us. Here is that interview.
Katrina, who operates Cameos by Katrina, has suffered from Graves diseases off and on since the age of 17. Crochet helps her through the tough times.
October 15th is I Love Yarn Day … and from now until then you have the opportunity to participate in a fun online scavenger hunt for an opportunity to win lots of great prizes. You read that right – you might win things for looking at yarn online.
Loved seeing this video by Soham Craft Creations in which kids share the benefits of learning crochet
Cynthia Maddox was a multicrafter for many years. She learned to crochet in her twenties but focused mostly on sewing. Then after her husband died she rediscovered crochet and found that it helped her with the grief she was going through. She has also found that crochet helps her with the pain, brain fog and other difficult symptoms of fibromyalgia and RA. She shares her story in this interview.
Donna shares, “I think all of my handmade gifts have a spirituality about them. I put so much into them. Having undergone psychiatric and psychological counseling, mindfulness has been a big part of my treatment. I found the times I crocheted were a natural vehicle for mindfulness.”